Соня Тиннес


Born in Zurich, Switzerland.
She received her dance and ballet education at the Royal Ballet School in London and was awarded the "Benesh Prize for Dance Notation". During her studies in London she worked as a guest choreologist with the Hamburg Ballet, since 1996 she was assigned to the company.

As a guest coach, she worked on numerous ballets by John Neumeier worldwide, including The Seagull at the Finnish National Ballet in Helsinki, the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Theatre and the National Ballet of Canada; and Nijinsky also at the National Ballet of Canada and at the Australian Ballet; Silvia at the Royal Danish ballet, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, the Het National Ballet in Amsterdam, Illusion as a Swan Lake in SemperOper in Dresden, The Legend of Joseph at the Wiener Staatsballett.